Reported Attacks of Persons with Albinism (PWA) – 1 Page Summary
Date of report: May 1, 2019
Killings: 209
Attacks: 378 - Attacks include survivors of mutilations, violence, rape, attempted abductions, missing,
grave violations, asylum & other refuge cases.
Total: 587
Total Countries: 29
Benin, 18 reports: 5 killings / 5 survivors / 7 missing / 1 grave robbery – Most recent Mar 23, 2019
Botswana, 3 reports: 3 survivors – Sept, 1998
Burkina Faso, 9 reports: 2 killings / 6 survivors / 1 asylum - Most recent, Aug 14, 2012
Burundi, 38 reports: 21 killings / 13 survivors / 4 grave robbery - Most recent, Mar 24, 2016
Cameroon, 11 report: 2 killings, 2 survivor, 6 asylums, 1 grave robbery - Most recent, Dec 23, 2015
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 70 reports: 17 killings / 35 survivors / 1 missing / 10 grave
robberies / 7 asylums - Most recent, Mar 25, 2019
Egypt, 1 report: 1 asylum – Sept 16, 2011
Ghana, 3 report: 1 killing / 2 survivors – Feb 17, 2015
Guinea, 16 reports: 5 killings / 6 survivors / 5 asylums - Most recent, Sept 20, 2018
Ivory Coast, 30 reports: 9 killings / 13 survivors / 4 missing / 2 asylums / 2 abandoned - Most recent,
June 30, 2017
Kenya, 13 reports: 5 killings / 8 survivors - Most recent, Sept 20, 2015
Lesotho, 1 report: 1 killing – Oct 2015
Madagascar, 1 report: 1 killing – Oct 17, 2016
*Malawi, 49 report: 17 killings / 22 survivors / 5 missing / 5 grave robberies – Most recent, Feb 25,
2019
Mali, 17 report: 5 killings / 3 survivors / 2 missing / 7 asylums - Most recent, May 13, 2018
Mozambique, 48 reports: 16 murders, 13 survivors, 5 grave robberies, 14 missing – Most recent,
Mar 1-3, 2019
Namibia, 3 reports: 2 killings / 1 survivor - Most recent, May 12, 2012
Niger, 1 report: 1 missing – Aug 6, 2012
Nigeria, 12 reports: 4 killings / 1 missing / 5 asylums / 2 survivors - Most recent, Feb 13, 2017
Rwanda, 1 report: 1 grave robbery – July 2, 2013
Senegal, 9 report: 3 alleged killings / 4 survivors / 2 asylum - Most recent, June 17, 2015
South Africa, 9 reports: 4 killings / 2 missing / 2 survivors / 1 grave robbery - Most recent, Jan 28,
2018
Swaziland, 11 reports: 4 killings / 7 survivors - Most recent, May 2016
Tanzania, 187 reports: 76 killings / 84 survivors / 1 missing / 23 grave violations / 3 asylums - Most
recent, May 1, 2019
Togo, 1 report: 1 killing - Sept 23, 2017
Uganda, 8 reports: 8 survivors – Most recent, Oct 7, 2016
USA, 2 reports: 2 survivors - 1899
Zambia, 13 reports: 6 killings / 5 survivors / 2 grave robberies – Most recent, June - Oct 2018
Zimbabwe, 2 report: 1 killing 2011 / 1 asylum - Most recent, Nov 29, 2012

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